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Unless you have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, doctors say you shouldn't be 100 percent gluten free since we need the grains found in wheat products. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Healthy Eating

Going ‘Gluten-Free’ Isn’t for Everyone More and more often, we see “gluten-free” food options on store shelves and restaurant menus. But what does “gluten-free” mean, and why have such products become so popular? Gluten is a type of protein which is stored,
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Letting children help plan, shop for and prepare their school lunches makes it more likely they will eat and enjoy it. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Lunch Lady Blues

Involving Kids with Healthy Lunch Choices As the new school year approaches, parents may need some help with putting together fast, easy and healthy lunches that kids will actually eat. The more you can get your child involved in the menu planning, shopping and preparation of his
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